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Improve your inner game of tennis quickly with mental game expert Dr. Patrick Cohn, sports psychology for tennis expert at www.sportspsychologytennis.com. Learn how to play to your potential in matches using powerful sports psychology strategies for tennis.

Improve your inner game of tennis quickly with mental game expert Dr. Patrick Cohn, sports psychology for tennis expert at www.sportspsychologytennis.com. Learn how to play to your potential in matches using powerful sports psychology strategies for tennis.

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United States

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Improve your inner game of tennis quickly with mental game expert Dr. Patrick Cohn, sports psychology for tennis expert at www.sportspsychologytennis.com. Learn how to play to your potential in matches using powerful sports psychology strategies for tennis.

Language:

English


Episodes

How Mental Training Will Get You to Your Next Level of Play

1/31/2021
Are you or your athletes struggling to get to the next level of play? Many times, an athletes' mental game is preventing them from outpacing other players with equal physical abilities. In this week's podcast, Dr. Cohn speaks with Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, a former professional tennis player who now is the director of a health and wellness nonprofit that helps people overcome difficult injuries. Dr. Cohn speaks with Brenda about her personal experiences playing professional tennis and how...

Duration:00:24:26

What Tennis Players Can do to Stay Composed

1/17/2021
Do you or your athletes struggle to stay composed in tennis matches? Many tennis players find it difficult to stay positive and composed after failing to meet their own expectations in tennis matches. These players let their personal should’s and shouldn’ts undermine their ability to stay calm and control their frustration. Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Cohn discuss how to change your reaction to be more accepting of mistakes by creating a new response or reaction when you fail to meet...

Duration:00:04:20

Why Tennis Players Underperform in Matches

12/24/2020
Do you or your athletes struggle to bring your practice game to matches consistently? Many players struggle with letting fear of failure hold them back from reaching their peak performance in matches. It is good to perform well in practice since this is the space to hone your skills for competition, but it is important to avoid worrying about outcomes while you are competing. Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Cohn discuss how to trust in your swing and identify the specific fears that are...

Duration:00:03:52

The Biggest Challenges for Junior Tennis Players

11/29/2020
Are you a tennis player who struggles with composure, controlling your emotions and getting stuck in outcome thinking on the court? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn speaks with Vasilis Mazarakis about the top struggles junior tennis players experience on the court. Vasilis is a Tennis Instructor and Mental Coach, Certified MGCP. He was a member of the Olympic team for Greece in 2004 and has won 6 ATP singles titles from 1999-2005 and...

Duration:00:12:31

The Importance of Mental Toughness in Tennis

11/20/2020
Do you struggle to stay confident when you're down on your game? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn speaks with Vasilis Mazarakis on the importance of developing mental toughness in tennis. Vasilis is a Tennis Instructor and Mental Coach, Certified MGCP. He was a member of the Olympic team for Greece in 2004 and has won 6 ATP singles titles from 1999-2005 and 4 ATP doubles titles. Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Cohn and Vasilis...

Duration:00:14:19

Does Your Junior Tennis Player Have A Fear Of Losing?

6/14/2020
Do you have a junior tennis player that appears as if they're playing more tentatively or safer in tournaments today? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Dave. Here's what Dave had to say about his son's game: "My son is now 14 years old and is one of the top tennis players in his age group in Australia. He seems to play safer today as if he has a lack of confidence, afraid of losing, or thinking too much...

Duration:00:05:58

Overcoming Expectations of Who You Should Beat

5/31/2020
Do you find yourself struggling with your mental game when you have a play an opponent that is younger or has a lower UTR than you? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Nathan. Here's what Nathan had to say about his game: "My problem in matches is playing an opponent younger than I am. I’m afraid to lose to this kid, I get really frustrated for every point. My tennis in practice and matches are very different...

Duration:00:05:28

How to Be Confident in Your Own Game

5/17/2020
When you step on the court and look across the net and see the look of confidence on your opponent does that frighten you? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Amy. Here's what Amy had to say about her game: "I am afraid to play against opponents who look confident on the court. I see their confidence across the net from me and I feel intimidated—they have something that I don’t. And it doesn’t matter how good...

Duration:00:05:30

Olga Kalodzitsa on Pressures in Junior Tennis

5/10/2020
In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn speaks with former PRO and current Private Coach Olga Kalodzitsa. Other Resources for Tennis Players and Coaches Download a free tennis psychology report to improve your tennis mindset between points.Improve your mental toughness with Tennis Confidence Audio Program.Get expert mental coaching for tennis.Read articles at sports psychology for tennis. *Subscribe to The Tennis Psychology Podcast at...

Duration:00:19:17

Are you Restless and Anxious Before Matches?

5/3/2020
Are you a junior tennis player who that gets restless or anxious before matches? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Ram. Here's what Ram had to say about his game: "I would like to know, why I am restless or not-so-calm before and during a match! I find myself showing too much anxiety and I lose focus on the present. My parents observed that I am very difficult to talk to or even be around during or before the...

Duration:00:05:17

Overcoming Service Yips

4/19/2020
Have you ever struggled with your service game to the point you lose all feel and control? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Ryan. Here's what Ryan had to say about his game: "I feel anxiety when it’s my turn to serve. When the yips come on...it’s not just that I am double faulting...it is How I am double faulting. I literally have no “feel” or control. There is also a significant drop in what power. In some...

Duration:00:06:15

Comfort Zones with Allon Khakshouri

11/24/2019
Are you struggling playing in comfort zones? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn speaks to Alon Khakshouri about comfort zones and pressure in tennis. Allon is a sports entrepreneur and former manager of three world #1 tennis players, including Novak Djokovic and member of the ATP council. Listen to the podcast to hear what Dr. Cohn suggests to do when stuck in comfort zones. Other Resources for Tennis Players and Coaches Download a...

Duration:00:19:56

Should You Quit Tennis?

2/17/2019
Do you feel nervous before matches and are under a lot of pressure to the point where you don't want to play the game anymore? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Dwayne who's questioning whether he should continue to play tennis. Here's what Dwayne had to say about his game: "My problem is that I hate that nervous feeling before going into a match and all the pressure of wanting to be good enough to showcase...

Duration:00:04:15

Are You Getting Aced By Slower Serves?

2/3/2019
Are you getting beat on your return of serve by getting aced by slower serves? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Tony about getting aced by slower serves and how this is so frustrating. Here's what Tony had to say about his game: "I keep getting aced by slower serves which is so irritating. Someone hits a banger and I'll get my racquet on it. someone dinks one over and I'll get it back easily. But when...

Duration:00:04:25

How to Play Opponents That Get Into Your Head

1/20/2019
Do you struggle with playing 3 or 4 specific opponents and keep losing to them over and over and it gets into your head? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Megan who struggles to beat a few specific opponents. Here's what Megan had to say about her game: "My problem is that I have too much pressure on me when I play 3 or 4 specific players because I've lost to them constantly since the past 8 years and it's...

Duration:00:05:37

How to Let Go of Comfort Zones in Tennis

12/9/2018
Do you ever find yourself cruising along in a match and the second set or third set you're in command and controlling your opponent and then all of the sudden, BOOM! Something happens and you lose the match? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Sebastian who said he was recently playing a 3rd set, was in command and eventually lost the match. Here's what Sebastian had to say about his game: "Yesterday I was up 4-0...

Duration:00:04:36

What's The Challenge With Perfectionism?

11/25/2018
When you lose your cool on the tennis court, do you give up, thank or start pushing the ball? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Sarah who needs help managing her expectations. Here's what Sarah had to say about her game: "I'm 14 years old an have been playing tennis for about 8 years. Once of my coaches calls me a bull because I'm always so stubborn and get so upset when I do something wrong but the only reason...

Duration:00:05:43

How to Take Your Tennis Game to The Next Level

11/11/2018
Do you have trouble taking your game to the next level and maybe beating that person that is 1 level ahead of you or higher ranked than you? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Riley about how do you take your game to the next level without falling into the mindset of happy loser. Here's what Riley had to say: "Maybe you could give some tips or advice on how young players can go to the next level... Maybe beat...

Duration:00:06:01

Helping Young Tennis Players Stay Composed

10/28/2018
Do you have a young tennis player that tends to implode after a couple of double faults on the tennis court? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a questions from a tennis parent. Ramona wrote in and said: "My son is 11 years old. He's been playing tennis since he was 5. He's a top player in India in the 12 and unders. At times he has a couple of double faults in a row. The body language gets really bad and he's in tears after a...

Duration:00:05:11

Taking Your Practice Game to Tennis Matches

10/29/2017
What causes tennis players to not take their full game that they’re capable of to a match situation and what can you do about it. Arry wrote in and said: "I am a competitive junior tennis player. Recently, I’ve been having a lot of trouble bringing what I practice to tournaments. I’m playing a lot of tennis and my improvement shows in practice matches. Do you have any strategies that will help me perform more freely in tournaments?" First you need to identify what’s changing for you from...

Duration:00:32:34